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Woodchurch players present...Dancing at Lughnasa

In a little village outside Ashford, a local group are putting paid to the idea that creativity and village life are dead. The Woodchurch Players… 624 more words

Art & Culture

A treat for Brian Friel Fans at Eltham Little Theatre

Nature of Event: The Freedom of the City, a play about the NI Troubles by the late Brian Friel. Lily, Michael and Skinner are three strangers who are forced to take refuge when a civil rights protest march turns violent. 64 more words

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A Poignant, Poetic "Dancing at Lughnasa" at Mustard Seed Theatre

Dancing at Lughnasa
by Brian Friel
Directed by Gary Barker
Mustard Seed Theatre
April 15, 2017

Irish playwright Brian Friel’s “memory play” Dancing at Lughnasa… 756 more words

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WHAT'S ON MAY: Dancing at Lughnasa

New Victory Players Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel


Wednesday 10 May – Saturday 13 May 2017 / 7.30pm

New Victory Players return to The East Kilbride Arts Centre with this beautiful evocative play by one of Theatres best loved dramatists Brian Friel. 62 more words

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some Irish lit to read this St. Patrick's Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  I figured this was a good excuse to talk about some of my favorite Irish lit.  If you wanted to read something Irish this St. 723 more words

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Characters and Relationships in 'Philadelphia Here I Come!'


Since Gar is the central character in this play it is important to consider his character in relation to the other characters.  What first strikes us about the play is, perhaps, the dominance of the male characters. 4,158 more words

Leaving Cert English

The Theme of Communication in 'Philadelphia Here I Come!'

Joe Dowling, who directed productions of ‘Philadelphia Here I Come!’ at the Abbey and Gaeity Theatres has said that the play deals primarily, ‘with the failure of people to communicate with each other on an intimate level.   3,773 more words

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